There are lots of exciting things going on in GUE this quarter. Check out our March newsletter for the headlines!

GUE Conference 2019

The 2019 GUE Conference is on the calendar! We hope to see you here in Florida next November 9-10 for a great time of presentations, workshops, socials, and more!

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Photo of the Year

​Thanks to everyone who submitted photos! John Kendall was this year’s winner with a photogrammetric model of the MV Rozi, located off the coast of Malta. Visit to learn more!

New Product Alert

​GUE line markers are now available!

Cookies and arrows are available individually or as packages of 3 each and 6 each. Visit to place an order today!

​Brand new issue of Quest magazine out now!

Printed copies have been mailed and the electronic version is available now! GUE Members can read the newest Quest or ANY back issue at

Silver, Gold, Scholar, and Platinum members – to ensure you receive future copies of Quest, verify that your address is up to date! Make sure you are logged in to, then go to and click on the “addresses” tab to ensure your preferred address is set as the default. If you have any trouble, or if you haven't been receiving your Quests, you can email

Quest Volume 19, No. 1 features include:
  • ​​Jewel of the Aegean by Leigh Bishop​
  • Greece, Europe’s Newest Cave Country by Stratis Kas
  • The Exploration of Izvor Licanke by Christine Grosart
  • Inverse Everest by Peter Adamkó and Gergely Ambrus
  • Drifting Perceptions and Risk by Jon Bernot
Plus: The Fathom CCR by Charles Roberson; New Winter Hummingbirds in the Southeast United States by Barbara Speck; New Amphipod Species Discovered in Florida Cave Systems by Thomas Sawicki, Ph.D.; and “You Are Not Forgotten:” The Tulsamerican Story by Gemma Smith.

Have an idea for a Quest article or want to contribute? We'd love to hear from you!

Now available on
  • Buoyancy Tips and Tricks for Beginners 
  • RB80 Refresher Series: Unit Disassembly, Unit Re-Assembly, Scrubber Packing, and Frame Assembly 
  • Project Westhinder Documentary 
  • Project Baseline: Haarlemmermeer Documentary
  • Underground 2017
  • SMB Deployment [Hungarian] 
  • Basic 5 Dry Runs [German]
  • Equipment Configuration: Regulators [German]

​New and Upgraded GUE Instructors

Congratulations to GUE's newest instructors: Alejandro Alvarez Enriquez (Mexico), Youngwoo Seo (Korea), Huang-Jung Jiang (Taiwan), Jon Kieren (Florida, USA), Jae Hun Sim (Korea), and Anthony Tanneur (Mauritius)!

We are also pleased to announce Antonio Bresciani (Egypt), Gunnar Midtgaard (Norway), and Guy Shockey (BC, Canada) as CCR instructors; Kyle Harmon (Florida, USA) as a Cave 1 instructor; and Nuno Padrao (Spain) as a Tech 1 instructor!

Find a GUE instructor near you at

Are you getting the benefits of GUE Membership?

GUE Members get access to Quest, discounts at the GUE Store, and other benefits including free exclusive apparel, personalized gear stickers, access to course materials, and more. This year’s member shirt even features a limited edition 20th anniversary print!

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